tobacco wireworm, Conoderus vespertinus  (Coleoptera: Elateridae) - 1435112

tobacco wireworm
Conoderus vespertinus (Fabricius, 1801)

Descriptor: Larva(e)
Description: The adult wireworm is known as the click beetle. The larvae cause damage by boring and tunneling through the heart of the small plants soon after they are transplanted to the fields.
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Name: Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series
Country: United States

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